Class practical: This impressive demonstration shows how easily the crystal comes apart if the blade is accurately aimed...
Demonstration: This model shows crystal growing by the addition of more polystyrene spheres.
Demonstration: This model shows atoms making up a crystal held together by spring-like forces.
Class practical: Students pile marbles into a cardboard tray and so find a convenient way of packing them together.
Class practical: This shows ready-made models, giving an opportunity to link the shapes of real crystals with an underlying...
The purpose of this activity is to introduce the conventions of, and pupils to acquire familiarity with, Sankey diagrams...
The purpose of this activity is to enable pupils to build up some idea of the size of the joule unit of energy.
The good news about describing the world in terms of energy stores is that there are a limited number of stores to think about...
Light is often seen as a place where energy can be found. Here we show a better way to think about light and energy.
In presenting these various energy descriptions of familiar processes, we have been careful to study one process at a time...
There's a good chance you could improve your teaching if you were to try these strategies.
The word ‘energy’ is used in everyday life, in news reports, public information leaflets and by politicians and policy-makers...
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